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- President Taft struggles to conduct an orchestra composed of two groups of musicians. On the left, playing the "Eastern Conservatism" on stringed instruments, are "Root, Crane, Smoot, Depew, Aldrich, [and] Gallinger." On the right, playing the "Western Conservatism" on horns and percussion instruments, are "Knute Nelson, Dolliver, Cummins, Clapp, Bristow, [and] La Follette." Caption: Pity the poor leader of the Washington Symphony Orchestra.
- Presidents, Symphony orchestras, Conservatism, Legislators, United States. Congress, Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930, Root, Elihu, 1845-1937, Crane, Winthrop Murray, 1853-1920, Smoot, Reed, 1862-1941, Depew, Chauncey M. (Chauncey Mitchell), 1834-1928, Aldrich, Nelson W. (Nelson Wilmarth), 1841-1915, Gallinger, Jacob H. (Jacob Harold), 1837-1918, Nelson, Knute, 1843-1923, Dolliver, Jonathan P. (Jonathan Prentiss), 1858-1910, Cummins, Albert Baird, 1850-1926, Clapp, Moses E. (Moses Edwin), 1851-1929, Bristow, Joseph L. (Joseph Little), 1861-1944, La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925
- Theodore Roosevelt Center
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